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. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news. >> the big fireworks show in san francisco ended with a bang just minutes ago and this year the fog cooperated. good evening. i'm heather holmes. >> tens of thousands of people enjoyed a great 4th of july fireworks show under clear skies in san francisco as the fog stayed away from the waterfront. john live with where the show just wrapped up. >> reporter: the fireworks here wrapped up just about ten minutes ago but take a look up in the night sky right now. he with can show you parts of the show that wowed this huge crowd. . >>> it was the rockets red glare and bombs bursting in air. >> everybody is looking for a spark in life and the fireworks just does it for you every time you look at them you see freedom and sparks that you want in life. >> reporter: for hundreds of thousands of people who came to san francisco's waterfront this was a big party. with a rotten economy it's a tough time in the history of the nation. >> it's sadder for me because i'm older and i it's going to be difficult f
as a big surprise. >> i come here often because i like books. i buy books often. >> reporter: the shutdown has hit customer and workers hard. 15 stores closed in the bay area and nationwide the company laid off some 11,000 employees. competition from online sales, e readers such as kindle and nook. >> reporter: do you ever buy books now? >> only for children's gifts. for me i use kindle. >> reporter: shoppers say they noticed the difference in emeryville. >> i think that border's secured the community. it was a place for people to go study. >> reporter: the remaining stores will probably end up like this one in san francisco unless another bidder comes up by the deadline this sunday at 10:00 p.m. jana katsuyama, ktvu news. >>> there's a growing backlash against netflix with thousands of people complaining on facebook. the company is raises it's customer rate from $10 to $16. now hundreds are threatening to quit. >>> block buster is hoping to take advantage of customers who are unhappy with netflix. the company is offering customers one month free. customers must sign up for one disk or two
. >> reporter: liu would replace carlos moreno. >>> a deadly crash involving a big rig snarled the evening commute along highway 72 in silican valley. lloyd lacuesta is where the truck burst into flames. >> reporter: as you can see blind -- behind me. traffic is running smooth. for nearly four hours this heavily traveled south bay freeway was at a standstill. about 4:15, a big rig truck crashed into the center divide near matilda avenue and burst into flames. one man says the accident happened near his workplace. >> i walked out into the parking lot and i yelled back inside and a couple of guys came out and we saw the smoke on the top of the billing. >> reporter: the truck was so badly burned, the chp could not determine the section of the driver. >> the driver lost control for some reason, collided with the center guardrail and rolled over, trapping the driver and then the cab of the truck caught on fire. >> reporter: the freeway was shutdown in both directions. even when one lane was open in the westbound direction you could walk faster than the slow moving cars. >> pretty frustrating.
's forecast for the start of a big holiday weekend. i'll give you a hint, it's going to get [ bailiff ] fee court is now in session. come on out, guys. the jury has reached its decision. now, you guys found the other airline guilty of charging a 150-dollar change fee. you bet! southwest would never do that. and that was after she changed her flight and paid the difference in airfare. that other airline treated her wrong. she was understandably upset. well, who can afford a 150-dollar change fee? he was surprised with the verdict. you got that right. [ male announcer ] don't pay a change fee on top of a fare difference. fly southwest, the only major airline that never charges change fees. >>> homeowners now have less than 24 hours before firefighters require them to install smoke protectors. only some people appear to be getting the message, eric rasmussen. >> reporter: owners at this warehouse store say they ran out for a time today. but homeowners now know that if you don't have one of these at your home, you're going to get fined. on friday all single family homes in california will have
a friendly smile, i'm not going to get a cup of joe at amazon, period. >> now that the big boxes have been done in. one wonders if the little corner bookstore has another chance. >> i wish it would be true but i don't think so. >> in fact, this small used retailer just blocks from borders is soon to close its doors. not done in so much by the internet says the owner but the fear of many recession racked consumers consumers have about spending any money at all. >> if the bookstores are smart they will take advantage of the niche market and bring in more authors and events. >> reporter: i'm consumer editor tom vacar. >>> cash to commute, the controversial proposal to get hey parents, it's going to be a big school year. see, i'm not just teaching woodwinds and strings. i'm teaching attitude! if your kids want to sound cool, they have to look cool! so, here's what they'll need: denim, graphic tees, leggings and tunics, more denim, backpacks, headphones, hair gel, denim, converse one star shoes, denim, shaun white hoodies and denim. school takes a lot. target has it all. >>> new at 10:00 a bill
. >> the recession cost us more than 8 million jobs, and that means that we still have a big hole to fill. >> the president always tells us he inherited a bad situation. i can see the point, but he has made it worse. >> reporter: while politicians debate the problem, these laid off united auto workers have something most job seekers don't. federal and state money for retraining. >> they'll still be getting unemployment insurance while they're in school. >> reporter: plus they have hugs from rios to keep them through. from personal experience she tells them when one door closes, another one opens. >>> the up tick in unemployment sent stocks lower today. the dow finished the day with a loss of 62 points. the nasdaq had its first losing day in two weeks dropping four points. >>>-- five people have already been given new jobs with golden gate ferry. commuters can now get their tickets from vending machines from the ferry terminals. on giant game day, the ferry ticket office will be open and staffed. >>> san francisco historic golden gate park carusel sparkled today as a center piece of a mill
jordan, he's talking about last night's copper wire theft. >> reporter: a big one. how big? an estimated thousand feet of wire. >> they're stripping the wire too. not only are they cutting it they're taking the plastic off, throwing it away and keeping the cooper. >> reporter: this crew of criminals comes in, slices the cooper cable. rips it out and it only takes about 15 to 20 minutes and this crime it's not the first time it's happened. six schools have been hit this summer. >> what that's telling me right now is that it's gotten our attention. >> reporter: franklin middle school last night, the list goes on and the tab goes up. losses are estimated at $100,000. but who? who's committing these crimes in the middle of night. mel jordan has an idea. >> electricians, they have to be familiar about how when you see the work they just basically now how to cut it and pull. it could even be plumbers. >> reporter: the distribute says it is reviewing surveillance video and it's also offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest and conviction. in vallejo, mike mibach. >>> tomorrow,
francisco tonight and a warm weekend ahead. we are back with the forecast in 8 minutes. >>> big changes take effect today for medical residents. >>> a bay area marine back home from the front lines of afghanistan. his story straight ahead. [ male announcer ] you don't make the world's best chicken by pressing a button. it takes a cook. we're kfc and we've got a certified cook in every restaurant freshly making the colonel's original recipe, today and every day. 11 herbs and spices, hand-breaded, hands down the world's best chicken. today is a kfc day. so bring home a real meal -- 10 pieces of that famous chicken, 3 large sides and 6 biscuits. enough real food to feed a family of four or more, just 20 bucks. today tastes so good. >>> hospital patients have enough to worry about without wondering if their young doctor got sleep. after decades of concern there are some new rules for some but not all. here is more. >> reporter: julia, this all starts today. i read through this 19 page directive. major pains a-- it could impact hospitals, medical residents ap patients. california pacific medical
us why they are so upset with their working conditions. jana-- >> frank it was a big turn out. there were hundredsover hundreds of people who met here in union square. then walked over to the grand hyatt. it's just a block up, they brought their bull horns and they shut down the street. >> reporter: the rally for workers rights came right in the middle of rush hour. hyatt workers swarmed the sidewalks with signs part of a national day of action. >> in nonunion hotels throughout the market, hyatt has housekeepers cleaning as many as 30 rooms a day. >> i don't have any benefits. >> reporter: protesters sat down in the middle of stockton street. police surrounded them and started making arrests. today also brought bitter feelings. >> how can i afford a place? >> reporter: the union is still battling with two hyatt hotels over new contracts. >> grand hyatt and hyatt regency have offered the same exact contract proposal as local to is getting from all the major hotels in san francisco. >> reporter: meanwhile busy stockton bus lines lined up as people waited for delays. >> reporter:
to arizona. >>> family members say sherwood schwartz died this morning. schwartz was working on a big screen version of gilligan's island when he died. >>> more fog right now pushing into the inland bay valleys. temperatures cooler, i'll show you which cities should cool the most tomorrow. >>> and football great joe montana pitches his plan for a stadium hotel project. what he said to us right after i want to crush more cars. ♪ i want to sell more tea cups. ♪ i need help selling bread. ♪ i want to sell more crabs. [ male announcer ] you know where you want to take your business. i want to design more buildings. [ male announcer ] in here, small business solutions from at&t can get you there. starting with the at&t all for less package -- just $70 per month, voice plus broadband. it's the at&t network. helping you do what you do... even better. a man can only try... and try...and try. i heard eating whole grain oats can help lower my cholesterol. it's gonna be tough...so tough. my wife and i want to lower our cholesterol, but finding healthy food that tastes good is torturous. your fath
shifts. >>> a big break in the case of a stolen picasso. plus-- >> a community college student studying the stars is about to take a unique field trip, where he's going that could change how all of his >>> a man suspected of stealing a drawing by pablo picasso is behind bars tonight. police have recovered the stolen art work. according to investigators this surveillance mark luggo walking away with the sketch. lugo was arrested last night in napa where he was enjoying an evening with friends who police say did not know about his crime. investigators say they found the picasso in a fedex envelope but no address had been written on that package. the sketch was not damaged. >>> a parolee is now facing a murder charge for the only homicide in milpedas since 2009. charges have been filed against david rodriguez. he is accused of shooting to death 43-year-old alfredo rodriguez. the two are not related. police say forensic evidence ties rodriguez to the killing. >>> new developments tonight in a story we first reported at this time last night. police in pittsburgh say a man shot in the back of
in the sheriff's race grew by one, the newest candidate getting a big endorsement. >> i have been at the table. i have created coalitions, been in sacramento, walked the halls of shei city hall. >> the former under sheriff filed his papers this morning. he is being enforced by the former da and current california attorney general. he is an advisor to harris. the sheriff is not running. he has held the position for 31 years. there are at least seven other candidates, two are seen as the most serious challengers, david wong ran in 2007. the others are seen as long shots. >>> san francisco city attorney suing cbs outdoor over damages to the muni buses. he wants more than $100,000 from the advertising firm which he swayed was careless in applying signs and displays to buses that he said caused the paint to chip. . >> film makers have more incentive to produce movies year. the vendor discount program is being expanded. the expansion includes discounts on equipment rent always and audio services. it's hoped to will help make the city a premiere location. >>> the board of supervisors is expected to
water forming a big puddle in the middle of the intersection. >>> in napa county three farm workers went to the hospital after they were exposed to pesticides. janine de la vega . jana katsuyama tells us that the two were taken to the hospital. >> reporter: a napa county sheriff's captain says they got the call about 9:30 this morning. the workers had been pruning a vineyard. napa officials say it appears a neighboring vineyard had applied pesticides overnight. >> there was enough breeze to cause a drift of this spray. >> reporter: the sheriff's office says the three women and a fourth worker had respiratory problems. investigators tell us the chemicals involve include sylgart, flint and altacore. >> we're in a quarantine area and we're trying to eradicate the moth. that's what altacore is all about. >> whether it's handling, understanding the labeling, understanding the mixing and being very cautious about the weather and the time of application. >> reporter: there's no word on just how long this investigation will take. the farm bureau says there are regulatory fines for unsafe pestic
to arrive at midnight. will it be a disaster? nobody is sure. some say probably won't be a big deal. others are saying we've never been through something like this before and others are going to stay home and have a barbecue. frank, we'll see what happens here in los angeles. >> where do all these cars go if not on the 405 and could this mean gridlock in neighborhoods in the area? >> reporter: well, that's exactly that rippling effect, frank. first there are cars that will get on surface roads. ventura boulevard for anybody familiar with it is expected to be it a road people dump john to so they can get over to canyon roads and work their way down over the hill. other freeways, the 5, possibly the 110 will see heavy traffic or at least that's some of the predictions. here's the real concern is if a truck overturned, if a car had an accident, what's the impact of that on the traffic behind it and for any of you that might be flying into l.a. x., take special note because l.a.x. is right on the 405 freeway. >> hal eisner, thank you. >>> the bay area has 475 miles of carpool lanes with more on
big challenges. the fire started in the rear of this building, and spread up the inside to the walls to the attic. that's where crews had the hardest time knocking it down. because the building has neighbors close on both sides, crews posted their, and in the back to keep it from spreading. the top flat pretty much was gutted. those residents are in europe right now on vacation. the woman who lives in the ground floor unit was with them, until returning home today to find this. a fire that had the whole neighborhood watching. >> it was a stubborn fire because the roof is not a typical roof. it appears to be a flat roof in the street, but it's actually a double peak roof building. so that made it difficult to get access to the attic, and put the attic out. >> i can't find my kitty, sophie. if anybody seeing the blue tabby wandering around without a collar please call the spca. >> is that your biggest concern right now? >> it is, the rest of my animals are safe, and the rest is just stuff. >> reporter: she did have someone house sitting for her while she was gone. that person did escap
measure process. >> reporter: you know it's a big part of california politics, most of us have probably run in to the people with the clipboards taking signatures. this new add warns about the risk of identity theft but critics wonder if it's trying to keep certain issues off the ballot. the next time you turn on the radio you could hear this. >> i just got back from the market and the pushy signature people are back. >> reporter: the add gives a grim warning to anyone who signs a ballot measure. >> i read that names and addresses on petitions were sent to other countries, including india. >> who knows what they did with it. >> very concerned that -- we get the wrong idea. >> reporter: the adds and this new website have watch dogs including the california public interest research group crying foul. >> you are being asked to sign is why you name and address. for many its in the phone book already. >> reporter: we traced it to be about the state's building and trades construction. the president of the union said they didn't create the group but confirmed they contributed about $50,00
thursday afternoon. >>> a big surprise at an east bay anim announcer: when you earn your ged diploma, the barriers in your life fall. earn your ged diploma and begin your brighter future. cat, voice-over: you locate your nearest shelter, you go down there, and you pick out the perfect match for you. me. >>> an update now on the developing news we brought you earlier this this newscast of the two men are now in custody and heading back to the bay area after leading police on a high-speed chase tonight from san mateo county to alameda county to san joaquin county. one of the men is wanted for five homicides. we've also been told that some of the killings occurred in east palo alto. they deployed spike strips to finally slow down the mercedes. on monday of this week, police announced they were seeking a 19-year-old and a 24-year-old for two killings in their city and for a violent crime spree in colorado. we are awaiting confirmation if the men arrested tonight are the ones wanted in that case. >>> some passengers are now enentitled to a refund. the irs is asking airlines to repay trave
. >>> if maker of blackberry cell phones announced big cuts today, research in motion says it is cutting 2,000 jobs in an effort to cut costs. that's 10% of its work force. the company is also shuffling some of its the production. >>> the stores look like you're typical apple store but from the building design to the employees in blue shirts. authorities also found three other fake apple stores in the area but couldn't do anything to them because they didn't find any fake apple products for sale. >>> interestingly enough there's no fog at the coast yet but it will return tonight and there'll be some in your neighborhood along the coast and the immediate bay. what we have is a significant sea breeze. that's a live buoy reading, west-northwest 22 gusting to 26. it's blowing pretty strong. winds around the bay right now are relatively light. tomorrow's temperatures are going to look a lot like these. these before the highs from today. the initial weather service highs taking at many of the big airports. san francisco airport and taken out at the bigger airports in concord. as we go into the n
that several people were stranded in the water. a few friends hiking in the headlands told us they saw a big wave knock the group into the water >> the wave was huge and knocked them right over. we saw them flip and everything >> we got down there and two girls were sliding around. we were able to save one of them. the other one floated to the other side. >> reporter: a park ranger said by time the coast guard arrived at the scene, two women and a man were in shallow water. a second man who tried to help them became stranded himself. two friends were transported by ambulance to marine general >> were they able to say anything to you? >> no, there is nothing i could say. she was not in speaking condition. she was too busy coughing up water and blood. she looked pretty hurt. >> reporter: the good samaritan, woe was also rescued. did not need to go to the hospital >> the most important thing to remember about tennessee valley and the beach, it's not a swimmable beach. it's not a beach we ever recommend people use to swim in. it's very cold. there are very strong currents here and waves are u
to china town. >>> we learned today the devil slide tunnel project has hit a big snag. and now it appears the project has been delayed by more than a year. and tom vacar tells us why geology is to blame. >> reporter: richard lives in pacifica and he commutes every day through devil slide. >> the road does come down pretty often. we worry about the road closing. >> reporter: he was disappointed to learn today that the new devil slide tunnel scheduled to open later this year won't. much business comes his way across the slide expect in bad weather. >> our customers, obviously they get quite afraid when it rains and that will draw some people off. >> reporter: the problem, constantly changing conditions as boring goes forward. >> the wild card has been that those conditions changed more frequently than we thought. >> reporter: the problem with drilling through this earthquake ravaged country is sometimes you run into hard rock, sometimes you run into sand stone, and sometimes you run into mud or dirt. all of that slows the process down. >> normally you would plan on say maybe one month of b
>>> a rowdy protest in a b.a.r.t. station causes big disruption right through the busiest part of the commute. good evening i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. b.a.r.t. says it caused system wide delays. charles hill is the man shot and killed in early july. police formed a barricade at powell and market and the protesters dispersed. the bulk of the action took place underground. ken wayne is live. >> reporter: all of the b.a.r.t. stations are open once again, but for a time during the evening commute there was frustration, anger and chaos. >>> it started peacefully then thousands of protesters split off and boarded planes, blocking the doors in the process so the trains couldn't move. >> after ant 15 minutes, the protesters boarded a train back to the civic center, but then police had closed civic center and the train didn't stop. instead pulling up at 16th and mission. again protesters blocked the doors. by now some passengers were getting fed up. >> these people have been working all day man, we have nothing to do with this. >> a scuffle broke out between proteste
alberto kuntadore is involved in that. bumps the photographer on a motorcycle causing big commotion there. it's mark kavandish of new england. wearing that yellow jersey. giants still batting by the 13
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